Yale Land District

Feature Type:Land District - A territorial division with legally defined boundaries for administrative purposes.
Status:
Relative Location: Between New Westminster, Lillooet and Kootenay Land Districts
Latitude-Longitude: 50°40'00''N, 120°00'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92I/9

Origin Notes and History:

"Yale Land District" is an incomplete descriptor, but appears in many datasets. The entire area between Kootenay, Cariboo, Lillooet and New Westminster Land Districts - loosely called "Yale Land District" - is parsed into four (4) Divisions, each treated as a discrete Land District for Land Title purposes: Kamloops Division Yale Land District; Osoyoos Division Yale Land District; Similkameen Division Yale Land District; and Yale Division Yale Land District.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.